Irish Composers’ Collective Solo Series: Kate Ellis

icc - black&whiteThe Irish Composers’ Collective begin their 2013 concert season with a six-month Solo Series that will feature some of Ireland’s top contemporary solo performers.

The Solo Series opens with Kate Ellis at the National Concert Hall, 8.30pm on 8 Feb. Kate is the cellist with Crash Ensemble, Yurodny and others, co-director of Crash and curator of be monthly salon series Kaleidoscope Night. She has become internationally renowned as not just an extraordinary performer but as a force for contemporary music. She will be performing seven new works by Irish composers written especially for her.

Kian Geiselbrechtinger – Cello Solo (from Close Studies)
Galen Mac Cába – Phrasebook 1
Dylan RynhartSmile
Robert Coleman – Burnished Auburn
Massimo Davi – Breve Studio sul I Plenilum
Jenn Kirby – Friction
Anna Murray Mutter II

Kate will also be premiering her choice of these works at Kaleidoscope Night on Wednesday 6 February.

Tickets to Kate Ellis (solo cello) cost €10/5 and are available from the NCH at

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